verb (used without object)
Origin of depend
Related formsin·ter·de·pend, verb (used without object)re·de·pend, verb (used without object)self-de·pend·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for depends
Russia depends on oil exports for almost 70 percent of its foreign-currency earnings and almost 50 percent of its annual budget.
So it depends on what side of the track you want to come from.
But look, it depends on how old I am [laughs], and whether I have the energy anymore.
It depends on the archaeologist and the circumstances, but I think they would all take their sweet time if they could.
It all depends on whose economic interests define your perspective.What Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff Can Teach Hillary Clinton|Heather Arnet|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It will be observed that the time of exposure also depends on the thickness of the paper used for the original.
To him it is indebted for its existence, and on his will depends the duration of that existence.The Principles of Masonic Law|Albert G. Mackey
It depends a lot on who they air that's a-takin' the course.Gideon's Band|George W. Cable
The goodness of all delicate cake, but specially of sponge, depends very much upon its being made with fresh eggs.The Young Housekeeper's Friend|Mrs. (Mary Hooker) Cornelius
What we want, depends wholly upon our situation and surroundings, and each must answer it for himself.The Principles of Breeding|S. L. Goodale